Polk County Georgia

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Notice Board


    Your locally elected officials (mayors and county commissioners) of Northwest Georgia are required, by state law, to update and create a five-year plan for the region. The Northwest Georgia Regional Council, made up of the region's locally elected officials, is responsible forgathering feedback from the public in order to create a plan that addresses the region's top priorities. By taking this brief survey you can give your community's leaders the input they need to determine the region's needs and how to best address those needs.

    Please click this link to share your important feedback.  Take the Survey!

Employee of the Month

  • June 2019
    We are pleased to announce Ms. Alana Jones Polk County Employee of the Month for June 2019.

    Alana Jones has been a 911 Dispatcher for Polk County since 2002.  Alana goes above and beyond to help her coworkers, citizens and first responders every day.  Alana’s proficiency and calm demeanor in high stress situations make her a valuable asset to Polk County 911.

    We are very proud to recognize Ms. Alana Jones Employee of the Month for June 2019!


  • Years of Service Recognition

      Left to Right:
      Larry Swafford, 30 Years Of Service;  J.J. Jackson 10 Years of Service, Tina Noles 10 Years of Service, Rachel Haddix, 10 Years of Service, Randy Arp 20 Years of Service





  • Honoring Our Retirees


     Left to Right:  Mr. Ricky Ensley (UGA Extension Service) 22 Years; Mr. Steven G. Phillips, (Public Works) 30 Years

Splost Projects: Past and Future

Click to see both Past and Future SPLOST Projects!
Polk Splost

Polk County Residents can be notified within minutes of a National Weather Service warning, issued for the following local weather events: 

  • Severe thunderstorms
  • Flash floods
  • Tornados

To receive these notifications, however, you must take a few moments to register an account on the Code Red website (clicking on the link or the Weather Warning icon will open up a new web browser window).

You may also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app by clicking on the image below:

Polk County Board of Commissioners

  • July Board Of Commissioner's Meetings

    Monday July 1st, 2019 Work Session 5:15 p.m.
    Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

  • Current Board of Commissioner's Agenda
    Deadline for adding items to the Agenda is 12:00 noon on Tuesday before the work session and regular meeting.


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Polk County
E-Verify Number 154185
Authorization Date 02/15/11